Come for our STD Preceptorship

Clinicians and nurses - come and spend 1/2 to one day getting hands-on clinical experience in an urban STD Clinic and build your skills in providing STD/HIV testing, diagnosis and treatment. It's FREE!! For more information regarding our STD Preceptorship for clinicians and nurses, please contact CHBT at (585)753-5382
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Syphilis Alert

Rates of syphilis infections have been increasing in the US for the past several years and currently NYS/NYC is experiencing a syphilis epidemic; particularly among men who have sex with men (MSM) many of whom are co-infected with HIV. Encourage your clients/patients to take a syphilis screening test.
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Billing for STD Clinic Evaluation & Management

This webinar will prepare clinicians working in STD Clinics to select the appropriate Evaluation & Management (E & M) visit codes such that these services can be billed to insurers.
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HIV Content Notice

This site contains HIV prevention messages that may not be appropriate for all audiences. Since HIV infection is spread primarily through sexual practices or by sharing needles, prevention messages and programs may address these topics. If you are not seeking such information or may be offended by such materials, please exit this Website.
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STDs are Increasing in NYS and the US:

The CDC 2014 STD Surveillance annual report of statistics and trends for three commonly STDs in the United States (chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis) shows that for the first time since 2006, rates for all three of these infections increased in 2014, driven predominantly by increases in men.
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Bridging Research, Practice, and Training

We research, practice, and teach to improve community health. Our expertise is in the practice of evidence-based STD/HIV prevention including the use of evidence-based behavioral interventions and public health strategies for community-based providers and public health providers. Our expertise is also in the prevention and clinical management of STD/HIV, Hepatitis (Hep), and Tuberculosis (TB).

We offer classroom, on-line training and technical assistance to community-based organizations, clinics, and local, state, and jurisdiction public health agencies.


  • a Capacity Building Assistance provider for the Sate and Jurisdictional Health Department of the U.S. by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • an HIV/AIDS Regional Training Center for New York States Finger Lakes Region
  • a NYS STD Center for Excellence by New York State Department of Health, AIDS Institute




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